Sales + Events: January 9-14

by | Jan 9, 2018

See ceramic vessels by Minnesota ceramicist, Lily Fein, at Northern Clay Center's exhibition opening this weekend

This week's top home & garden events and sales:

Ciel Loft and Home's Floor Sample Sale: More than half the store will be on sale during Ciel's Floor Sample Sale. Deals include 15% to 50% case goods, including cabinets and buffets; up to 35% off select upholstered furniture; and 25% to 50% off overdyed rugs. Plus, save 50% on all holiday goods, including Christmas ornaments. Now @ Ciel Loft and Home, 4416 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, cielloftandhome.com

DIY Home Décor Workshops: Learn how to make our own DIY centerpiece box and cutting or serving board at one of Projects in Person (PIP)’s DIY beginner-level woodworking workshops. For the centerpiece box, choose the wood stain and handles, and the option to add a precut inset top with four glass votives and candles. The cutting-serving board class offers a choice in wood varieties and cuts, plus the option of adding a marble slab. Registration ($65–$80) includes materials for the take-home piece. Thursday from 7–9 p.m. & Saturday from 5–7 p.m. @ PIP, 906 Mainstreet, Hopkins, eventbrite.com

Four Jerome Artists and Fogelberg, Red Wing, and Anonymous Artists Exhibition Openings: View the ceramic works of the 2017 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant recipients, Susan Feigenbaum, Autumn Higgins, and Lisa Truax, as well as the 2016 Jerome Ceramic Artist of Color Residency recipient, Ellie Bryan, along with the work of Gregory Palombo and Gillan Doty, 2016 recipients of the Fogelberg Studio Fellowship; Lily Fein and Valerie Ling, recipients of the 2016 Anonymous Artist Studio Fellowship; and Audra Smith, the 2017 Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation Award recipient. Friday from 6–8 p.m., artist presentations Friday at 4 p.m., on view through Feb. 25 @ Northern Clay Center, 2424 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, northernclaycenter.org

Mill City Farmer’s Market: After a hiatus over the holidays, Mill City Farmer’s Market returns with its indoor winter market. Shop fresh produce, packaged artisan foods, and handcrafted goods from more than 40 local farmers, food vendors, and makers. This week’s maker lineup includes Crookedwood (wooden kitchen utensils), Fair Anita (fair-trade accessories), Inesse by Ben Fiess (ceramics), Sally Fritz Clothing, and the Abbey Alpacas (alpaca wool goods). Saturday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Home Improvement & Design Expo: See up to 150 local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for home improvement and new builds, including remodelers, landscapers, architects, interior designers, lawn and garden, kitchens, bathrooms, and more. Bring your ideas and blueprints and get advice from experts. Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd., Shakopee, mediamaxevents.com

Bachman's Winter Farmer's Market: Bachman's Plymouth location hosts a winter farmer's market with handcrafted goods by local makers, including artisan soy candles by Idlewilde, birdfood garden art by Jules Loft, and skin balms and essential oils by Naked Bear Naturals. Saturday from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ Bachman's, 10050 Sixth Ave. N., Plymouth, bachmans.com

Minnesota’s Antique Spectacular Winter Antique Show: Shop antiques furniture and collectible items from more than 100 dealers during Minnesota’s Antique Spectacular’s Winter Antique Show. Items for sale include furniture, china, books, vinyl, toys, signs, and other vintage collectibles. $7 admission ($6 with coupon), $20 early buyers (Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.). Saturday from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Sunday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. @ Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Warner Coliseum, Judson Ave. & Clough St., St. Paul, mnantiqueshows.com

Como Park Conservatory Winter Flower Show: Get a taste of spring at Como Park Conservatory’s Winter Flower Show, which opens this weekend in its Sunken Garden. This year’s show incorporates the colors of the Minnesota Vikings with purple, silver, and white blooms of azaleas, pansies, cyclamen, and cineraria to commemorate the Super Bowl. Opens Saturday at 10 a.m., runs through March 11 @ Como Park Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul, comozooconservatory.org

Askov Finlayson for Target Launch Party & TeamNorthxTarget Snow Day: Celebrate the launch of Askov Finlayson’s limited-edition, “North”-inspired collection for Target with a day of outdoor winter fun. Enjoy free tubing, dogsledding, life-sized bubble hockey, live DJs from the Current, hot cocoa, and a snow tube giveaway. The 50-piece collection includes clothing and accessories for men, women, kids, toddlers, and babies as well as home décor products and winter items, including a snow tube. It launches on Sunday at 38 Minnesota stores and on Target.comSunday from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. @ Theodore Wirth Park, Wirth Pkwy. between US Hwy. 12 and Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley

Design Within Reach: Save 15% on sofas, sectionals, ands sleepers, as well as lounge chairs, occasional tables, rugs, store, and accessories during Design Within Reach's Sofa Sale, in store and online. Now @ Design Within Reach, Galleria, 69th St. & France Ave., Edina, dwr.com/SofaSale

Gus* Modern at Habitation Furnishing + Design: Save 15% on all regular-price Gus* Modern furniture and accents at the brand's exclusive Minnesota retailer, Habitation. Plus, Gus* will plant a tree for every product sold as part of Grow Modern, in support of healthy forests. In store only. Ends Jan. 28 @ Habitation Furnishing + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, habitationdesign.com

Room & Board: The home store's annual clearance sale features 20% to 50% off floor samples and markdown items. The sale runs through mid-January, but the best items tend to sell out quickly. In store and online. Ends mid-January @ 7010 France Ave. S., Edina, roomandboard.com

Julia Moss Designs: Save up to 60% off select platters and décor by Julia Moss Designs, including holiday items, in store only. Now @ Julia Moss Designs, 2508 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, juliamossdesigns.com

Max’s: Save 30% to 80% on select jewelry, home decor, and artisanal chocolate in store only. Ends Jan. 13 @ Max’s, 3826 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, stylebyxmax.com

Bibelot: Save 50% on all Christmas items. Now @ Bibelot's four metro locations, bibelotshops.com  

Patina: Save 50% on all holiday products and take an additional 50% off clearance items. Now @ Patina's eight metro locations, patinastores.com  

Russell+Hazel: The more you spend, the more you save on goods by the stylish, Minneapolis-based office supply brand. Spend $75, receive 10% off; spend $100, receive 20% off; spend $150, receive 30% off. Online only. Ends Jan. 10 at midnight @ Russell+Hazel, russellandhazel.com

Victory: Save 50% on all holiday merchandise at the vintage home store. Now @ Victory, 3505 W. 44th St., Minneapolis, shopvictory.com

(Courtesy of Lily Fein)

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